Tag Archives: Torture

Physicians Group says Bush-Era Doctors Helped Perfect Torture Methods

Monday, June 7, 2010 This report is enough to make Dr. Joseph Mengele proud! Physicians for Human Rights, a prominent physicians group is alleging medical personnel were used to refine the effectiveness of waterboarding and other harsh torture techniques used … Continue reading

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Bush Torture Lawyers Cleared by Obama’s Justice Department

Saturday, February 20, 2010 President Obama’s Justice Department ruled Friday that the lawyers who authorized CIA interrogators to use illegal and unconstitutional waterboarding are not guilty of professional misconduct. However, the ruling did admit the lawyers showed “poor judgment.” Although … Continue reading

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The Washington Post Defends Torture

Sunday, August 30, 2009 Katherine Graham must be turning over in her grave. In a piece appearing on  Saturday, August 29, 2009, Washington Post writers Peter Finn, Joby Warrick and Julie Tate penned a chirpy missive enthusiastically defending torture as … Continue reading

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Defending Daddy

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 Liz Cheney, daughter of Dick Cheney, has made a career for herself defending her daddy against the growing of chorus of critics for his part in the unlawful and unconstitutional practice of enhanced, interrogation techniques, AKA, … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Obama Administration Withholds CIA Torture Report Implicating Cheney Until August 31

Thursday, June 2, 2009 I know President Obama and former Vice President Cheney are 7th or 8th cousins — family, kin folk, but this is getting ridiculous. Now comes word the Obama administration is seeking to withhold the CIA’s 2004 … Continue reading

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Obama’s Homeland Security Nominee Tied to CIA Torture Program

Thursday, June 4, 2009 DEVELOPING A Congressional aide says the Obama administration’s pick for a top intelligence post at the Homeland Security Department has ties to the CIA’s torture program. This could become an issue during Philip Mudd’s confirmation hearing, … Continue reading

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Cheney Personally Oversaw at Least Four Congressional Briefings on Torture Program

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 No wonder Cheney spends his post-vice presidential days on TV defending the actions of the previous administration. From the Washington Post: Former vice president Richard B. Cheney personally oversaw at least four briefings with senior members … Continue reading

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